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Employment Agreements

One of the services that Slingshot Legal Services offers to attorneys, is the revision and/or creation of agreements. One of the most common types of agreements we assist attorneys with are employment agreements. Since we are not attorneys, we cannot assist and prepare employment agreements for non-attorney clients, so we will provide some of the […]

Notice of Right to Lien

One of the services we provide to our construction clients is assistance with the Notice of Right to Lien requirements under Oregon law. It is our understanding that this notice must be provided to the owner to preserve the contractors lien rights, whether the projects is residential or commercial. The Oregon CCB refers to ORS […]

Check Overpayment Scams Targeting Contractors

Check overpayment scams are nothing new; they begin when a scammer overpays for a service, then asks the victim to return the difference. The check for the original payment bounces after the victim has wired the “overpayment” to the scammer. The scammer walks away from the transaction with the money from the victim, and the […]

Don’t Be My Valentine

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has a warning for people looking for love online – if an online love interest asks you for money, it’s probably a scam. Every year, the Oregon Department of Justice receives heartbreaking reports about “romance scammers” – especially around Valentine’s Day – who create fake profiles […]

Oregon Small Claims

Most people are not aware of the Small Claims Department of the Circuit Courts, an extension to the court system in Oregon. The Small Claims Departments are available to any person or business that believe they have a claim that does not exceed $10,000. Except as specifically stated in the statute, an action for the […]

Welcome 2019………..

Welcome back to our bi-monthly blog and we hope everyone had a great holiday season and a wonderful New Year! Our first blog of the year is going to be a tribute to Lawrence B. Hunt, who unexpectedly passed away October 10, 2018 of a heart attack. While we never had the chance to work directly or […]

Civil Penalties Issued Dec 1, 2018 – Dec 31, 2018

Here is the most recent publication from the CCB for penalties assessed for December 2018 in Oregon. Please review this list and if your name is on it, please contact us and we may be able to assist you. https://www.oregon.gov/CCB/Documents/pdf/civilpenalties.pdf * Slingshot Legal Services does not condone nor conduct any paralegal activities that in any way […]